wild thyme


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Enlarge picture
wild thyme

wild thyme

Small purple, pink/ white flowers clustered on ends of sticks with tiny leaves. Very good antiseptic for both internal and external use in combatting bacteria, virus, infections and fungus in the digestive, respiratory and genitourinary tracts (eg- candida, yeast, fungus, etc) and skin conditions like athlete’s foot, ringworm, rash, acne, cuts, injuries, sores, burns, crabs, lice, wrinkles, and any injuries on body. Great balm for face. Has soothing properties if inhaled or drank as tea for calming bronchials, asthma, coughing, chest infections, hay fever. Thyme is an expectorant that helps remove fluid and phlegm. Helps alleviate problems of the digestive tract like spastic colon, IBSirritable bowel syndrome. The combined antiseptic and astringent properties of thyme are used for diarrhea while restoring healthy bacteria levels, particularly in handling candida. Helps decontaminate the liver, gallbladder and invigorates the whole digestive system. Also used for indigestion, blood circulation, immune system, expelling worms, depression, fatigue, anxiety, sleeplessness, urinary tract infections, gout, and removing contagions of the reproductive organs. Another plant called “Mother of Thyme” (Thymus serpyllum), a low ground-cover used around stepping stones is also edible.
References in periodicals archive ?
It was then that Nehme thought of finding a way to grow thyme in a safe place, instead of risking his family's lives by collecting wild thyme in these dangerous areas.
She was 17 when she found the explosive in a bag of wild thyme that her father had brought home.
This floral effect is what the early Greeks seemed to know about when they put hives on hillsides lush with wild thyme.
Birds sing constantly and the scent of jasmine and wild thyme is never far away.
Tuesday at Wild Thyme Cafe and Bakery, 25920 The Old Road, Stevenson Ranch.
And he hopes his new venture may be more successful than his first runner, Wild Thyme in 1940, who was pulled up in the Coventry Novices' Hurdle.
4 ounces sesame seeds 3 ounces hazelnuts or roasted chickpeas 2 ounces coriander seeds 1 ounce cumin seeds 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black peppercorns 1 teaspoon dried wild thyme or mint
An official 'audit' of British wildlife in 2003 warned that farming methods and industrial pollution were threatening wild thyme, cowslips and hundreds of other native British plants by raising the levels of nutrients in the soil.
It's a wonderful, open coastline full of interest - big wide beaches and the hidden delights of wild pansy and wild thyme among the dunes.
The Szamatulskis experimented with a Midas brew, combining barley malt, wild thyme honey from Greece and partially fermented Muscat grape juice.
The pair won the pony team test at the Addington Premier League Show in Buckinghamshire at the end of February and Henry is also currently riding the pony mare Wild Thyme, who finished fifth in the Dengie Elementary Freestyle Championship at Solihull.